Petya Ransomware: What It Is, Who's Behind It, How to Stop It

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trissypissy

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if all it does is encrypt the master boot record, what's the big deal? create a boot disk and recover the important data, right?
 

td1947

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No, according to the article, it uses a second module that encrypts files if the MBR attack fails.
 
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